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    Navy retain National Athletics title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on January 17, 2021

    Bangladesh Navy emerged champions for the second consecutive time while Bangladesh Army finished as runners-up in the 44th National Athletics Championships which concluded at the...

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    Rinky sets new record in 3000m race

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on January 16, 2021

    Army athlete Rinki Biswas set a new national record in the women’s 3000-metre race, breaking a 17-year-old record on the second day of the 44th...

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    Bangladesh Games rescheduled for April

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on January 16, 2021

    The ninth edition of Bangladesh Games will be held from April 1 to 10 in Dhaka and divisional cities of the country, the Bangladesh Olympic...

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    Ismail, Shirin excel in 100m sprint

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on January 15, 2021

    Navy’s Ismail Hossain and Shirin Akter continued their domination in the 100-metre sprint while Army’s Ritu Akther set a new national record in high jump...

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    Hicham, Angela excel in Bangabandhu Marathon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:45pm on January 10, 2021

    Morocco’s Hicham Laqouahi and Kenya’s Angela Jim Asunde won the men's and women’s elite competition of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon respectively on Sunday...

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    National Junior Athletics without COVID-19 tests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on November 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Athletics Federation is set to organise the 36th National Junior Athletics competition without any COVID-19 tests and on a heavily damaged track, putting budding...

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    Cheptegei, Gidey star in Valencia's night of broken records

    Agence France-Presse . Valencia | Updated at 12:45am on October 09, 2020

    Joshua Cheptegei smashed the 10,000m track world record and Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey set a new mark for the women's 5,000m on a heady night of...

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    World Athletics opens door for 'innovative' formats at Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:23pm on September 29, 2020

    World Athletics paved the way for changes to competition formats at the world championships or the Olympic Games when it published its 2020 guide to...

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    Duplantis breaks Bubka’s 26-year old pole vault WR

    Agence France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 11:02am on September 18, 2020

    Swedish pole vault star Armand Duplantis eclipsed Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka's 26-year mark, setting a outdoor new pole vault world record of 6.15m at the...

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    Bolt tests positive for coronavirus: report

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:13am on August 25, 2020

    Sprint legend Usain Bolt said Monday he is self-quarantining after undergoing a COVID-19 test amid reports he was positive for the deadly coronavirus. In a...

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